While on Earth, he is injured, captured, and experimented on. After months of captivity, he fears his life will end here – until a chance encounter gives him hope.
Addie Banks’ world has been one of silence since a devastating illness when she was sixteen. Now an adult, she goes to school during the day and works at night to put herself through college. It’s during her shift at Keiser Research that she stumbles across something she wasn’t supposed to see. Now she hears a voice in her head - and it is driving her crazy. Her only hope for peace is to help the creature talking to her escape from the men holding him.
Internationally acclaimed S.E. Smith presents a new action-packed story full of romance and adventure. Brimming with her signature humor, vivid scenes, and beloved characters, this book is sure to be another fan favorite!
Love is not defined by race, color or ethnicity; it is defined by the heart and soul By Twin Sisters Rockin' Book Reviews Overall Rating: 5 Rockin' ★★★★★ Love is not defined by race, color or ethnicity; it is defined by the heart and soul. Prime Warriors bond for life and cannot survive without their bondmate. In this fifth book in the Cosmos' Gateway series by S. E. Smith, she continues the story of Merrick the Leader of the Eastern Clan on Blaade. Merrick was captured during a mission on Earth to help his allies. He knows that they are trying to retrieve him from his captors. His prayer is that they find him in time, because his time is running out! At the tender age of sixteen Addie Banks lost her hearing when she contacted Spinal Meningitis. She has fought to become an independent, self-sufficient woman in a world without sound. Addie has always been surrounded by love and her supportive family but she needed to step out on her own. In order to support herself she had taken a job to clean different offices. While cleaning she stumbles across a man (being) in a cell, chained down and in bad shape. She knows that she must help him, but doesn't know how. When Addie begins hearing a voice in her mind, she thinks she may have gone off the deep end until she realizes it is the man in the cell. Who is this man? How can he speak to her in her mind? Merrick cannot believe that he has finally met his bondmate. Now he has something to live for, to fight for and he will find a way to escape and protect Addie, his mate. He is imprisoned with no way to protect her or to claim her. Since he was taken, his captors have experimented, drugged and abused him relentlessly almost to the point death. His body cannot take much more and from the things he has overheard, he doesn't have much time left before they kill him. Merrick knows that there are people searching for him that will not give up; he just needs to find a way to get a message to them before it is too late. Will he find a way? Can his people find him in time to save him and Addie? Hero - Merrick Ta'Duran 5 stars Heroine - Addie Banks 5 stars Steam: 5 stars Plot: 5 stars Cliffhanger: No Would I recommend this book: Yes! True love will always find a way around all obstacles and this book is a testament to that! Acceptance, love and really fantastic sex also help to push this love story into another place. When you add a hot, sexy alien and a smart, full of it female you have an unbeatable combination! Would I recommend this author: Yes! Each book that Ms. Smith pens is an adventure for her readers! Her characters are unforgettable and the plots are well thought out and moving. If she is not on your must read author list, she should be for all lovers of good romance. ***Received an ARC of this book from the Author in exchange for an honest review***